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In Kind Donation Tax Form

Frequently asked questions

Financial Donation

The full value of these contributions is tax deductible.

Beginning with 2020 income tax returns, federal law allows taxpayers to claim up to $300 in cash contributions to charity as a deduction, even if you don't itemize.

Mail your check to:

Christmas Clearing Council of Waukesha County

P.O. Box 791

Pewaukee, WI 53072

Donate Electronically:

Please note: PayPal Giving Fund releases the funds and names of donors to CCC on the 25th of each month. If you chose to make an anonymous donation, we are not given your name to issue you a CCC receipt. We cannot confirm donations for matching or honorary gifts until this information is released to us and ONLY if you include your name with the donation.

Gift Card Donation

Donate from home:

​Click below to be redirected to CCC's gift card registry. Purchase gift cards through this registry and they will be mailed directly to CCC.

Donate by mail:

Christmas Clearing Council of Waukesha County

P.O. Box 791

Pewaukee, WI 53072

Drop off:

Waukesha State Bank

Drop off $25 gift cards to Target or Walmart at any Waukesha State Bank lobby or drive through location during the following dates:

Jingle in July Gift card collection: July 1-30, 2021

Holiday gift card collection: Nov. 1-Dec. 15, 2021

All donated cards will be kept in a secure location until picked up by CCC staff.

Arrange a Pickup:

Call our office at 262.771.0909 between Oct. 11 and Dec. 17 or email anytime to to arrange a safe, in-person pickup by one of our staff or board members.

Toy Donation

Drop off new unwrapped toys at any of the CCC toy donation locations throughout the county between Nov. 1 and Dec. 8, 2021.

If you are not sure what types of toys to donate, see our helpful toy donation wish list below.

Toy donation wish list:

We are grateful for donations of any new toys or books for children ages birth to 11. Children ages 12-18 who are not sponsored will receive gift cards in lieu of toys.

  • Mittens and gloves (especially waterproof) and hats: ages birth to 11

  • New books: birth to 11, including Spanish or dual-language books

  • Licensed items: Disney, Star Wars

  • Infant and toddler toys: especially riding toys for toddlers

  • Sleeping bags and blankets

  • STEM-related craft item

**If you prefer to donate gift cards, please do not place cards in our public collection barrels.

2021 Toy Donation Sites:

Toy donations will be accepted starting Nov. 1.